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Friday, December 02, 2005

Would You Like a Slice of Apple Pie?


- 350g/12oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting
- pinch of salt
- 175g/6oz butter, diced, plus extra for greasing
- 75g/3oz caster or icing sugar, sifted
- 1 egg, beaten, plus 1 egg for brushing
- 3 tbsp milk

- 4 large cooking apples
- a bit of sugar
- 1 tbsp lemon juice

Would You Like a Slice?

1- For the pastry, sift together the flour and salt. Rub the diced butter into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
2- Stir in the sugar.
3- Add the beaten egg into the mix , then slowly add the milk until it begins to form a dough.
4- Cover dough and chill in fridge for 30 minutes.
5- Peel apples and cut into thin slices.
6- Preheat the oven to 180C
7- Grease a baking dish or pan.
8- Roll half the pastry and shape into a circle. Place at bottom of cake pan. Add apple silces and a little sugar (depending how sweet you'd like it), and the lemon juice.
9- Roll the other half of the pastry and place on top of the apple. Seal the edges.
10- Prick the pie with a fork or knife in a few places, brush with the extra egg and place in the oven. Bake for 40 minutes.
******** ENJOY :o) **********

Homemade Apple Pie


Blogger Culinarily Obsessed said...

Your pie looks so cute with the little cutouts on top. I'm sure it was delicious :)

6:59 PM  
Blogger Hanan said...

Thank you for your lovely comment :o)
I used animal shaped biscuit cutters to cut out the 2 little dogs. I'll have to try that on other things too :o)

6:09 AM  

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